The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 356 352 421
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +69
Permanent jobs citing BGP 902 922 673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.89% 0.88% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.21% 4.87% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 773 782 529
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,725 £35,000 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
17299 18947 17812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.04% 18.12% 17.28%
Number of salaries quoted 14393 15358 13976
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BGP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BGP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP within the UK.

BGP Salary Trend in the UK

BGP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 within the UK.

BGP Salary Histogram in the UK

BGP
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -6 844 £50,000 - 106
London -44 348 £50,000 -0.99% 35
South East -9 254 £50,000 +5.26% 31
Berkshire +29 135 £55,000 +4.76% 7
City of London -26 84 £50,000 -4.76% 8
Reading +36 83 £55,000 +10.00% 6
East of England +25 80 £53,750 +9.69% 6
Yorkshire +38 79 £47,500 -5.00% 10
West Yorkshire +39 58 £42,500 -15.00% 8
Surrey +8 47 £45,000 +9.75% 9
Leeds +18 44 £48,000 -4.00% 7
West Midlands -6 43 £50,000 +17.64% 9
South West +21 39 £40,000 -38.46% 7
Hampshire +1 39 £37,250 -18.13% 6
Bedfordshire +17 37 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Scotland +16 27 £47,500 +26.66% 3
Dorset - 26 £40,000 - 2
Hertfordshire +12 23 £55,000 +12.24% 2
Bedford +14 20 £60,000 +31.86% 1
Buckinghamshire -5 19 £29,500 -28.48% 1
Bracknell +9 18 £45,000 -15.17%
Poole - 18 £40,000 - 1
Basingstoke +20 16 £35,000 -7.28% 4
Cambridgeshire +1 16 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Glasgow 0 16 £47,500 +35.71% 2
North Yorkshire +4 15 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Oxfordshire -2 14 £50,000 +29.87% 5
Cambridge +2 13 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Abingdon +1 13 £50,000 - 3
North West -28 13 £40,375 +7.66% 5

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing BGP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BGP.

1 1457 (84.56%) Cisco
2 1295 (75.16%) OSPF
3 1192 (69.18%) Cisco Certification
4 1028 (59.66%) MPLS
5 995 (57.75%) Firewall
6 979 (56.82%) CCNP
7 810 (47.01%) WAN
8 712 (41.32%) VPN
9 704 (40.86%) Juniper
10 660 (38.31%) LAN
11 578 (33.55%) EIGRP
12 516 (29.95%) Cisco ASA
13 485 (28.15%) TCP/IP
14 470 (27.28%) Data Centre
15 464 (26.93%) Cisco Nexus
16 440 (25.54%) F5
17 437 (25.36%) CCNA
18 404 (23.45%) Telecoms
19 402 (23.33%) Linux
20 389 (22.58%) Wireless
21 385 (22.34%) Load Balancing
22 356 (20.66%) Finance
23 353 (20.49%) Network Security
24 352 (20.43%) IPsec
25 348 (20.20%) CheckPoint
26 342 (19.85%) VLAN
27 334 (19.38%) VoIP
28 307 (17.82%) CCIE
29 290 (16.83%) Cisco IOS
30 289 (16.77%) DNS

BGP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing BGP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BGP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 60 (3.48%) Apache
2 40 (2.32%) MS Exchange
3 37 (2.15%) Lync
4 29 (1.68%) OpenStack
5 19 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
6 18 (1.04%) nginx
7 14 (0.81%) Tomcat
8 12 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (0.64%) SharePoint
10 9 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (0.46%) Jetty
12 7 (0.41%) Confluence
12 7 (0.41%) MediaWiki
12 7 (0.41%) MTS
13 6 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (0.35%) IIS
13 6 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
13 6 (0.35%) Zimbra
14 5 (0.29%) Node.js
15 4 (0.23%) CloudStack
Applications
1 102 (5.92%) MS Excel
2 85 (4.93%) MS Visio
3 55 (3.19%) MS Office
4 8 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 37 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (1.86%) IaaS
3 24 (1.39%) SaaS
4 11 (0.64%) Mimecast
5 9 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 6 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (0.35%) Office 365
8 5 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.29%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.29%) PaaS
9 2 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1295 (75.16%) OSPF
2 1028 (59.66%) MPLS
3 995 (57.75%) Firewall
4 810 (47.01%) WAN
5 712 (41.32%) VPN
6 660 (38.31%) LAN
7 578 (33.55%) EIGRP
8 516 (29.95%) Cisco ASA
9 485 (28.15%) TCP/IP
10 464 (26.93%) Cisco Nexus
11 389 (22.58%) Wireless
12 353 (20.49%) Network Security
13 352 (20.43%) IPsec
14 342 (19.85%) VLAN
15 334 (19.38%) VoIP
16 290 (16.83%) Cisco IOS
17 289 (16.77%) DNS
18 240 (13.93%) Internet
19 230 (13.35%) SSL
20 218 (12.65%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (3.77%) MySQL
2 41 (2.38%) SQL Server
3 23 (1.33%) Big Data
4 21 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (0.46%) Relational Database
7 7 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (0.35%) Informix
9 5 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.058%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.058%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.058%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 22 (1.28%) Git (software)
2 21 (1.22%) Jenkins
2 21 (1.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 15 (0.87%) Hudson
4 14 (0.81%) Subversion
5 13 (0.75%) JIRA
6 6 (0.35%) git-flow
7 2 (0.12%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.058%) Gitweb
General
1 404 (23.45%) Telecoms
2 356 (20.66%) Finance
3 120 (6.96%) Banking
4 36 (2.09%) Investment Banking
4 36 (2.09%) Marketing
5 34 (1.97%) Retail
6 32 (1.86%) Financial Institution
7 31 (1.80%) Manufacturing
8 24 (1.39%) Legal
9 19 (1.10%) Games
10 18 (1.04%) French Language
10 18 (1.04%) German Language
10 18 (1.04%) Online Betting
11 14 (0.81%) Electronics
12 11 (0.64%) Billing
13 10 (0.58%) Law
14 9 (0.52%) Back Office
15 8 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.17%) Advertising
17 2 (0.12%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1016 (58.97%) Network Engineer
2 335 (19.44%) Senior Network Engineer
3 312 (18.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 277 (16.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 141 (8.18%) Network Support
6 127 (7.37%) Architect
7 125 (7.25%) Support Engineer
8 119 (6.91%) Security Engineer
9 113 (6.56%) Network Security Engineer
10 111 (6.44%) Consultant
11 101 (5.86%) Network Architect
11 101 (5.86%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 100 (5.80%) Network Support Engineer
13 99 (5.75%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
14 90 (5.22%) NOC Engineer
15 82 (4.76%) Juniper Engineer
16 75 (4.35%) Network Manager
17 72 (4.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 70 (4.06%) Operations Engineer
19 65 (3.77%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (3.60%) 802.1X
2 47 (2.73%) LAMP
3 24 (1.39%) Web Services
4 18 (1.04%) CSS
5 17 (0.99%) XMPP
6 10 (0.58%) LEMP Stack
7 8 (0.46%) ELK Stack
7 8 (0.46%) Sensu
8 7 (0.41%) LAPP Stack
9 6 (0.35%) FIX Protocol
10 5 (0.29%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (0.29%) XML
11 4 (0.23%) COM
12 3 (0.17%) HTML
12 3 (0.17%) Memcached
12 3 (0.17%) Middleware
12 3 (0.17%) RFC 2547
12 3 (0.17%) Unreal Engine
13 2 (0.12%) Software Packaging
13 2 (0.12%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 470 (27.28%) Data Centre
2 143 (8.30%) Analytical Skills
3 76 (4.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 66 (3.83%) Computer Science
5 38 (2.21%) Hybrid Cloud
6 28 (1.63%) Clustering
7 22 (1.28%) Private Cloud
8 19 (1.10%) Eurex
9 18 (1.04%) Driving Licence
10 17 (0.99%) Hedge funds
10 17 (0.99%) IVR
11 16 (0.93%) PKI
12 15 (0.87%) IPTV
12 15 (0.87%) Over-the-Top Content
13 10 (0.58%) Client/Server
13 10 (0.58%) Data Integration
14 8 (0.46%) Mathematics
14 8 (0.46%) Online Games
14 8 (0.46%) Semantic Web
15 7 (0.41%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 402 (23.33%) Linux
2 193 (11.20%) Windows
3 112 (6.50%) Unix
4 80 (4.64%) Windows Server
5 41 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 40 (2.32%) CentOS
7 36 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 34 (1.97%) CatOS
9 33 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 30 (1.74%) Debian
10 30 (1.74%) Solaris
11 20 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (0.81%) Ubuntu
13 10 (0.58%) Windows 7
14 8 (0.46%) Mac OS
15 7 (0.41%) Android
16 3 (0.17%) OpenBSD
17 1 (0.058%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 385 (22.34%) Load Balancing
2 260 (15.09%) Network Design
3 228 (13.23%) ITIL
4 224 (13.00%) Network Management
5 207 (12.01%) High Availability
6 175 (10.16%) Presales
7 123 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
8 111 (6.44%) Capacity Planning
9 105 (6.09%) Mentoring
10 102 (5.92%) Disaster Recovery
11 91 (5.28%) Service Delivery
12 83 (4.82%) Change Management
13 78 (4.53%) E-Commerce
13 78 (4.53%) Project Management
14 71 (4.12%) Network Architecture
15 61 (3.54%) DDoS Mitigation
16 56 (3.25%) Migration
17 52 (3.02%) Root Cause Analysis
18 50 (2.90%) Incident Management
19 47 (2.73%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 122 (7.08%) Python
2 117 (6.79%) Perl
3 82 (4.76%) Bash Shell
4 64 (3.71%) PHP
5 43 (2.50%) SQL
6 25 (1.45%) PowerShell
7 22 (1.28%) Ruby
8 20 (1.16%) C
9 15 (0.87%) Java
10 13 (0.75%) Tcl
11 11 (0.64%) PHP 5
11 11 (0.64%) VB
12 9 (0.52%) JavaScript
13 8 (0.46%) Shell Script
14 6 (0.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 1192 (69.18%) Cisco Certification
2 979 (56.82%) CCNP
3 437 (25.36%) CCNA
4 307 (17.82%) CCIE
5 128 (7.43%) Degree
6 117 (6.79%) Security Cleared
7 104 (6.04%) CCDP
8 96 (5.57%) SC Cleared
9 82 (4.76%) CCSP
9 82 (4.76%) JNCIA
10 80 (4.64%) CCDA
11 74 (4.29%) CCIP
12 68 (3.95%) JNCIP
13 55 (3.19%) JNCIS
14 42 (2.44%) CCSA
15 32 (1.86%) CCSE
16 31 (1.80%) JNCIE
17 30 (1.74%) Check Point Certification
18 25 (1.45%) CCVP
18 25 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 164 (9.52%) SLA
2 27 (1.57%) PCI DSS
3 22 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.52%) JSP 440
4 9 (0.52%) QA
5 7 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.29%) COBIT
6 5 (0.29%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.12%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.058%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.058%) SAS 70
System Software
1 165 (9.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 102 (5.92%) Active Directory
3 31 (1.80%) Hyper-V
3 31 (1.80%) vSphere
4 21 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
5 19 (1.10%) iptables
5 19 (1.10%) XenApp
6 14 (0.81%) NFS
7 11 (0.64%) XenDesktop
8 10 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (0.58%) Postfix
9 7 (0.41%) Samba
9 7 (0.41%) XenServer
10 6 (0.35%) KVM
10 6 (0.35%) ProxySG
10 6 (0.35%) Snort
10 6 (0.35%) Squid
10 6 (0.35%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.23%) Docker
11 4 (0.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 59 (3.42%) Puppet
2 57 (3.31%) FortiGate
3 43 (2.50%) Cisco CUCM
4 39 (2.26%) Nagios
5 36 (2.09%) SolarWinds Orion
6 29 (1.68%) Cacti
7 26 (1.51%) HP NNM
8 24 (1.39%) ZABBIX
9 23 (1.33%) Cisco UCCE
10 22 (1.28%) SCCM
11 21 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
12 17 (0.99%) Netcool
13 14 (0.81%) Cisco Prime
13 14 (0.81%) Cisco UCCX
13 14 (0.81%) OpenView
14 11 (0.64%) Ansible
14 11 (0.64%) CiscoWorks
14 11 (0.64%) Graphite
14 11 (0.64%) SCOrch
15 10 (0.58%) Iperf
Vendors
1 1457 (84.56%) Cisco
2 704 (40.86%) Juniper
3 440 (25.54%) F5
4 348 (20.20%) CheckPoint
5 261 (15.15%) VMware
6 193 (11.20%) Palo Alto
7 178 (10.33%) Microsoft
8 134 (7.78%) HP
9 123 (7.14%) SolarWinds
10 110 (6.38%) Riverbed
11 93 (5.40%) Citrix
12 81 (4.70%) Fortinet
13 74 (4.29%) Red Hat
14 63 (3.66%) Aruba
15 52 (3.02%) Brocade
16 45 (2.61%) Avaya
17 37 (2.15%) Splunk
18 33 (1.92%) Dell
19 29 (1.68%) Nortel
19 29 (1.68%) Radware
Hertfordshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£85,000 plus Car Allowance and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £76000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £53000 - £65000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 20K guaranteed bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Connected IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension + car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connected IT
Salary: £45000 - £90000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Recann
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + negotiable with benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Annual Bonus, OCA, Overtime + more
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + car allowance + package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent Training + Certifications
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: Up to £30,000 plus 20% shift
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Genium Selection Limited
Salary: From £27,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 45,000 - 60,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Peopleworks
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum £60,000 to £65,000 + Bonus + Excelle
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum + £5000 Car Allowance + £3000 on Call
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £37,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
@ITS
Salary: From £0 to £0 per annum competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
AAP3
Salary: £55000 - £58000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50,000 to £60,000 base salary plus 10% bonus plus benefits.
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Salary Details circa £50k + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago